Summer concerts raising money for the Trust

serenadeWe’re thrilled to say that Serenade, Shepshed’s much-loved Shepshed women’s community choir, have made the Peter Le Marchant Trust their chosen charity of 2015.

The choir have announced two ‘Music and Memories‘ money-raising concerts for the The Trust.

On the 13th June Serenade will be performing at Shepshed High School and the 15th June sees the choir take the stage at Loughborough University’s Cope Auditorium. Both concerts start at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £5 for adults, £3 for children, and under 5s are free.

Visit Serenade’s website to find out more.

Stuart takes up a marathon challenge to raise money for the Peter Le Marchant Trust

Watch Stuart talk about his preparation for the London Marathon.

Stuart Teare will be pushing himself to the limit when he takes part in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon to raise funds for the Peter Le Marchant Trust.

Stuart will be swapping pints with friends in the pub for chilly evening runs around South London as he puts in the necessary preparation for one of the world’s most famous running events.

On cutting back those pub visits Stuart says:

“Those who know me well will fully understand how much of a difficult task this will be due to my hatred of running and my love of alcohol!  But, due to my big mouth and a moment of madness I agreed to sign up and run!!”

It’s personal for Stuart as his dad Richard is the CEO of the the trust:

“The Trust offers fantastic experiences for the disabled and seriously ill, for children, adults and families who are living with disabilities. It is a Trust very close to my family; as in early 2014 my father took on the role of C.E.O.”

Please sponsor Stuart and help him reach his target of raising £5000 for the Trust.

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A Massive Boost from Fisher Scientific

The Trust has recently received hundreds of pounds worth of marketing support from a local laboratory supplies company based in Loughborough, through linking with Loughborough based ‘Fisher Scientific’ as part of the company’s Community Action Council.  The corporate initiativewhich donates skills and resources to the local community has provided much needed marketing materials and a complete re-brand, following our recent Queens Award for Voluntary Service and achievement of incorporated status. 

“We’ve been providing support to local people for over 35 years and to receive this level of practical assistance from a huge company like Fisher Scientific is fantastic” says Charles Grace, CEO. “The support we receive from volunteers is tremendous, but the new marketing materials have given us an extra boost at a very significant time”.

Emily Quinton, Marketing Communications Manager at Fisher Scientific adds “It has been a privilege for my team to work with such a brilliant, local charity and hopefully we can be a leading example of the positive impact that big businesses can have on their community”. 

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Community Help

The Rotary Club of Loughborough Jubilee have just delivered some  “Imperial”  tools looking for a new home and 20 Litres of paint, provided thanks to the generosity of our friends at New Guard Coatings Ltd, for the refurbishment of the stores containers on site.

The containers are to be painted by Volunteers from Loughborough 3M4Good in the next few days.

Huge thanks to EVERYONE involved – wonderful community partnerships

Thanks to Loughborough Jubilee for all their input
Thanks to Loughborough Jubilee for all their input


Presentation of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

On September 28th at Whatton House the Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Jennifer, Lady Gretton JP presented the Queens Award for Voluntary Service to the Trust. It was great chance to say a big “thank you” to all our wonderful Volunteers.

At the same occasion Michael and Margaret Mart returned from their Great Trek with Phoebe their 1930 Model “A” Class Ford which they undertook to raise funds for the Trust.

The new Friends Association was also launched, so all in all, it was a joyous and busy evening.

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